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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Regional Manager, Transportation in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

The Regional Manager of Transportation oversees 2 or more locations to deliver transportation and logistics solutions that provide the best customer experience in an efficient and cost effective manner. This position will operate as a business partner to other departments (warehouse, sales, ops finance, procurement, customer, etc.) in a manner that understands and responds to their transportation and logistics needs. The Regional Manager of Transportation will have a strong focus on expense, safety, and service as well as team development in order to execute company, department, and regional strategies.

Job Description

  • Responsible for leading a team to optimal performance through tracking, reviewing, and evaluating key performance metrics; providing consistent feedback to the team and promoting continuous improvement. The key performance metrics may include but are not limited to On-Time Delivery, Driver Productivity, and back-haul performance.

  • Coach team to optimal performance, develop team talent and promote a continuous improvement philosophy

  • Investigates causes of customer complaints and responds accordingly. Determines root cause and works closely with team and internal partners to rectify the issue.

  • Ensure team is responsible for timely & accurate communication to planning, customer service, warehousing, procurement and customer on any impact to their deliveries.

  • Ensure local teams are managing equipment utilization to ensure that tractors and trailers are being optimized within the site. This includes review of routing practices, driver schedules, customer delivery window utilization, and back-haul performance.

  • Ensures dedicated carriers are performing to contracted requirements.

  • Owns promoting a safety culture, utilizing leading indicators vs lagging indicators. Ensures and enforces compliance with governmental regulations, administrative policies, procedures, and safety rules. Investigate and analyze the facts surrounding transportation crashes to determine necessary training opportunities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Logistics & Transportation or Similar Major Required

  • 5-7 Years in Transportation or Supply Chain environment

  • Familiar with DOT Laws & regulations

  • MS Office, familiarity with transportation management systems (Manhattan TMS) a plus

  • Ability to work independently

Qualifications

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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